Non-specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 670.8
Other major puerperal infection
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Applies To
  • Puerperal:
    • pelvic cellulitis
    • peritonitis
    • salpingitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 670.8:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • genital organ or tract NEC
      • female 616.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • following
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • male 608.4
    • peritoneum, peritoneal (perforated) (ruptured) 567.22
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • appendicitis 540.1
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
      • pelvic, female (see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory) 614.4
      • postoperative 998.59
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.0
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • pelvis, pelvic
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • female (see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory) 614.4
      • following
      • male 567.21
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Childbed fever 670.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • pelvis, pelvic
      • female NEC 629.9
      • gonococcal (acute) 098.19
        • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.39
      • infection (see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory) 614.9
      • inflammatory (female) (PID) 614.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • acute 614.3
        • chronic 614.4
        • complicating pregnancy 646.6
          • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
        • following
        • peritonitis (acute) 614.5
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
        • specified NEC 614.8
      • organ, female NEC 629.9
      • peritoneum, female NEC 629.9
  • Erysipelas (gangrenous) (infantile) (newborn) (phlegmonous) (suppurative) 035
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Fever 780.60
    • childbed 670.8
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • gas (bacillus) 040.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Gas 787.3
    • gangrene 040.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • genital organ or tract NEC
      • female 614.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • complicating pregnancy 646.6
          • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
        • following
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
          • minor or localized 646.6
            • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
      • male 608.4
  • Lymphangitis 457.2
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Parametritis (chronic) (see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory) 614.4
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • pelvic
      • female (acute) 614.5
        • chronic NEC 614.7
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • male (acute) 567.21
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Puerperal
    • abscess
      • areola 675.1
      • Bartholin's gland 646.6
      • breast 675.1
      • cervix (uteri) 670.8
      • fallopian tube 670.8
      • genital organ 670.8
      • kidney 646.6
      • mammary 675.1
      • mesosalpinx 670.8
      • nabothian 646.6
      • nipple 675.0
      • ovary, ovarian 670.8
      • oviduct 670.8
      • parametric 670.8
      • para-uterine 670.8
      • pelvic 670.8
      • perimetric 670.8
      • periuterine 670.8
      • retro-uterine 670.8
      • subareolar 675.1
      • suprapelvic 670.8
      • tubal (ruptured) 670.8
      • tubo-ovarian 670.8
      • urinary tract NEC 646.6
      • uterine, uterus 670.8
      • vagina (wall) 646.6
      • vaginorectal 646.6
      • vulvovaginal gland 646.6
    • adnexitis 670.8
    • deciduitis (acute) 670.8
    • disease 674.9
      • breast NEC 676.3
      • cerebrovascular (acute) 674.0
      • nonobstetric NEC (see also Pregnancy, complicated, current disease or condition) 648.9
      • pelvis inflammatory 670.8
      • renal NEC 646.2
      • tubo-ovarian 670.8
      • Valsuani's (progressive pernicious anemia) 648.2
    • erysipelas 670.8
    • fever 670.8
      • meaning sepsis 670.2
      • meaning pyrexia (of unknown origin) 672
    • gangrene
      • gas 670.8
      • uterus 670.8
    • hematosalpinx, infectional 670.8
    • inflammation - see also Puerperal, infection
      • areola 675.1
      • Bartholin's gland 646.6
      • breast 675.2
      • broad ligament 670.8
      • cervix (uteri) 646.6
      • fallopian tube 670.8
      • genital organs 670.8
      • mammary gland 675.2
      • nipple 675.0
      • ovary 670.8
      • oviduct 670.8
      • pelvis 670.8
      • periuterine 670.8
      • tubal 670.8
      • vagina 646.6
      • vein - see Puerperal, phlebitis
    • lymphangitis 670.8
    • metroperitonitis 670.8
    • metrosalpingitis 670.8
    • metrovaginitis 670.8
    • necrosis
      • kidney, tubular 669.3
      • liver (acute) (subacute) (conditions classifiable to 570) 674.8
      • ovary 670.8
      • renal cortex 669.3
    • oophoritis 670.8
    • ovaritis 670.8
    • parametritis 670.8
    • pelviperitonitis 670.8
    • perimetritis 670.8
    • perimetrosalpingitis 670.8
    • perioophoritis 670.8
    • perisalpingitis 670.8
    • peritoneal infection 670.8
    • peritonitis (pelvic) 670.8
    • pyometra 670.8
    • pyo-oophoritis 670.8
    • pyosalpingitis 670.8
    • pyosalpinx 670.8
    • salpingitis 670.8
    • salpingo-oophoritis 670.8
    • salpingo-ovaritis 670.8
    • salpingoperitonitis 670.8
    • tetanus 670.8
  • Salpingitis (catarrhal) (fallopian tube) (nodular) (pseudofollicular) (purulent) (septic) (see also Salpingo-oophoritis) 614.2
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Salpingo-oophoritis (catarrhal) (purulent) (ruptured) (septic) (suppurative) 614.2
    • acute 614.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
      • gonococcal 098.17
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.6
    • puerperal 670.8
  • Tetanus, tetanic (cephalic) (convulsions) 037
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
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